Techvox 103X

C: Cementitious
1: Normal setting
T: Reduced slip
E: Extended open time

643845887544 AU7544 Gray 50 Lb.
643845888114 AU8114 White 50 Lb.
643845887513 AT7513 Gray 25 Kg.
643845888138 AT8138 White 25 Kg.

TECHVOX 103X Thin­-Set Mortar C1TE
A polymer-modified professional formula, all-purpose mortar, to provide good bond strength for floor and tile projects. TECHVOX 103X cures quickly and adheres to most surfaces.

TECHVOX meets and exceeds ANSI A118.4 and A118.11 without the need for additives.

All-purpose mortar.
Extended open time and reduced slip.
Cures quickly even in cold climates.
Vitreous, semi-vitreous or non-vitreous tile: ceramic, mosaic, quarry, cement body tile Impervious porcelain and glass tile.
Brick and thin brick. Cement-based precast terrazzo.
Natural stone tile.
Concrete, mortar beds, masonry, Portland cement plaster.
Surfaces treated with Surface GripVox Primer 333P.
Fully-bonded sheet vinyl flooring (scarified).
Concrete, mortar beds, masonry, Portland cement plaster.
Exterior Grade Plywood (interior residential and light commercial dry areas).
Gypsum wallboard (interior dry areas).
Existing ceramic tile (scarified).
Plastic laminates (scarified).
Cutback adhesive.

Composition of Product
TECHVOX 103X Thin­-Set Mortar is a dry, proprietary blend of Portland cement, copolymers, inorganic aggregates and chemicals.

Limitations to the Product
Do not bond directly to hardwood, Luan plywood, particle board, parquet, cushion or sponge-back vinyl flooring, metal, fiberglass, plastic or OSB panels. Not recommended for interior and exterior pools and water features. Do not use to install resin-backed stone.

Surfaces to be tiled must be structurally sound and subject to deflection not to exceed the current ANSI Standards.

Plywood floors, including those under resilient flooring, must be structurally sound and must meet all ANSI A108.01 Part 3.4 requirements. Maximum allowable deflection: L/360 tile L/720 stone. See TCNA F150-13 Tile Installations, TCNA F141-13 and F250-13 for Stone.

Applicable Standards
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) — ANSI A108.5, A118.4 and A118.11 of the American National Standards for the Installation of Ceramic Tile ASTM International (ASTM)

Property / Propiedad Test Method / Metodo de Prueba Requirement/Requisite Typical Results / Resultados Tipicos
Pot Life 4 Hours
Open Time A118.4 Section 5.3 > 20 minutes Pass and Exceed


4 Week Shear Bond Strength / Resistencia de Unión al Cizallamiento de 4 semanas
Glazed Wall Tile A118.4 Section 5.1.5 > 300 psi 450-550 psi (31.6 ­ 38.7 kg/cm²)
Porcelain Tile A118.4 Section 5.2.4 > 200 psi 300-400 psi (21.1 ­ 28.1 kg/cm²)
Quarry Tile to Plywood A118.11 Section 4.1.2 > 150 psi 150-250 psi (10.5 ­ 17.6 kg/cm²)


Tile Size
Tamaño Del Azulejo
Typical Trowel
< 25 cm2 (<0.02 sq. ft.) 3 mm-1/8″ 7.00-8.00 m2-75 to 99 sq. ft.
25-100 cm2 (0.02-0.1 sq. ft.) 4 mm-5/32″ 6.00-7.25 m2-60 to 80 sq. ft.
100-400 cm2 (0.1-0.5 sq. ft.) 6 mm-1/4″ 4.50-6.25 m2-45 to 65 sq. ft.
400-1600 cm2 (0.5-1.5 sq. ft.) 8 mm-5/16″ 4.00-5.25 m2-40 to 45 sq. ft.
>1600 cm2 (>1.5 sq. ft.) 10 mm-1/2″ 3.00-4.80 m2-30 to 45 sq. ft.